Plant and Wildlife Sciences
 

Readings in Biotechnology

Readings in Biotechnology
Capstone course for the genetics and biotechnology major focusing on scientific literature relating to the biotechnological improvement of plants, animals, and microbes.
PWS
488
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesPWS 340 & PDBIO 360
 RecommendedPWS 440 or PDBio 362.
 NoteCourse should be taken the last year before graduation.
 TaughtWinter
 ProgramsContaining PWS 488
Course Outcomes: 

Experimental Approaches

  1. Students can describe a variety of techniques and experimental approaches used by biotechnologists to improve plants, animals, microbes and human health.

Oral Presentation

  1. Students can deliver an oral presentation summarizing a scientific paper related to the field of biotechnology.

Written Review

  1. Students can produce a written review synthesizing scientific findings related to recent biotechnological advances.